The Certified Mail Envelope Was Empty

September 06, 2016 / in Blog, General / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

You show up in court with a US Certified Mail “Green Card” delivery receipt, evidence that supposedly proves you delivered a timely notice. The other party simply stands up and says quizzically, “Sure we got the certified letter, but no one in our office could figure out why we were sent an empty envelope!”  And of course, there’s no proof of what was or wasn’t inside the envelope. Did the mail room attendant or administrator forget to insert the letter? Maybe. May [...]

Tips for Staying Cyber Safe on The Road

August 26, 2016 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Next week marks the last official week of summer vacation. It is likely also the beginning of your “back to work” business travel. Business travellers should note these specific precautions when conducting business transactions from the road, especially if you are likely to be more focused on the speed of getting things done rather than security. Be vigilant when using public Wi-Fi networks available from airports, hote [...]

Electronic Signatures Empower Your Business Processes

June 03, 2016 / in Blog, Electronic Signatures / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

E-signature technology offers much more than just the ability to get a document signed remotely. E-signature technology also provides businesses with the opportunity to completely reinvigorate decades-old business processes, enhance productivity, and automate mundane work flows. Are e-signatures legal? US ESIGN law states, in short, that a legal e-signature is a sound, symbol, or mark, made with intent to sign. In short, yes. Will an e-signed document be admissible in c [...]

“Who Said What When” Is at The Center of Most Disputes

March 10, 2016 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Most would agree that “who said what when” is at the centre of most disputes. In today’s email-centric world, many turn to their “Sent Folder” or “Inbox” to demonstrate who said what when. They may forward these emails to the people with whom they are in dispute, or may print the email to serve as their record. Before relying on this simple text record, it is essential to consider how it will stand up to scrutiny if its content authenticity, timestamp of sending, [...]

Fake CEO Email Lures $480k Transfer, Cyber Insurance Policy Denies Coverage of Loss

February 18, 2016 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Businesses cannot rely solely on cyber insurance policies to protect themselves and their clients from certain cybercrimes. In a recent case, Chubb Insurance refused to cover a cyber security loss of $480,000 despite the fact that Chubb had insured the victimized company for computer funds transfer fraud. The case involved a cyber insurance policy issued to Houston-based Ameriforge Group Inc. (AFGlobal Corp.) by a division of Chubb Group. Criminals impersonating AFGlobal’s CE [...]

RPost 2015: Year in Review

December 30, 2015 / in Blog, General / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

The RPost team thanks you, our community of users, customers, partners, shareholders, and advocates, for another exciting year at RPost. Your support enables the RPost team to continue innovating for our customers, and to maintain RPost as the global standard for secure and certified electronic communications. We believe the investments we have made over the course of the year will continue to advance the experience and maximize value for our users and partners in 2016 and beyond. Here are so [...]

RPost Now Integrated into 60% of the Leading Metadata Removal Platforms

October 18, 2013 / in Blog, Registered Email™ / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Most law firms, legal professionals, and other professional consultants whose jobs involve heavy use of sensitive documents, understand the risks and potential embarrassment of having excess metadata stored within documents. Metadata contains the identity of those who edited the document, the time and frequency of edits, commentary, the document template and file location, and, in some cases, deleted text. Three of the five industry leading metadata removal software platforms h [...]

Use of Email to Satisfy Mail Delivery Requirements of SEC Disclosure Rules

May 23, 2013 / in Blog, Registered Email™ / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Use of Email to Satisfy Mail Delivery Requirements of SEC Disclosure Rules We were recently asked to review the disclosure by mail delivery requirements of US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Rule 14d-4. In summary, RPost’s patented technology is uniquely positioned to serve as an alternative to delivery by postal mail while meeting requirements for these disclosure notices. Please review the legal analyses for further details. Our review of th [...]

Physician Groups Turn to RPost for HIPAA Compliance, Electronic Signatures, and Registered Email Delivery Proof

May 30, 2012 / in Blog, General / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Be Well  Solutions, a wellness center, reports that they have used RPost with unquestionable success in terms of paper reduction, proof of compliance with HIPAA data privacy requirements, and proof of who sent what to whom and when. Dr. Michael Schechter, a physician and partner in Be Well Solutions, reports specifi [...]

Keller Williams Commercial Broker Won’t Send Critical Emails without RPost

February 03, 2012 / in Blog, Registered Email™ / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Brian Fleming, a commercial broker with Keller Williams found RPost after a client and another broker circumvented his rightful participation in a commercial transaction. Since then, he has used RPost’s Registered Email™ service for all of his important client/broker communications and transactions. “There is [...]